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by people who want change following last year's election. despite the criticism, he's expected to be re-elected. >>> prime minister benjamin netanyahu did not cruise to an easy victory in yesterday's elections, as had been predicted. a newcomer put up a surprisingly strong challenge. it now appears that netanyahu will have to make a bigger effort at peace with the palestinians. >>> the street value of a huge drug bust could be up to $12 million. they showed off the seven understand the of marijuana yesterday. it was seized last week. officials say it is the largest pot seizure ever at an arizona border crossing. a mexican truck driver who brought the drugs to the border is now in custody. >>> one more story from the border. a new poll finds that more than 60% of americans now favor allowing a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants already in the country. that's up from ten points in just three years. the climb is due to more republicans, about 53%, now supporting the idea. three years ago, it was just 22%. arguably, some fallout from the election and the big showing by hispanic voters. t
, working to desegregate the deep south. >> the fact that obama could be elected again shows that the stone of hope, it came out of the mountain of despair that king spoke of and there is hope. >> reporter: a sentiment likely shared by so many on the mall today, including the man they all came to see. cecilia vega, abc news, washington. >>> and here again, george stephanopoulos, great to spend the day with you. so, did anything happen today that changed the political possibilities? >> i don't think so. one day, one speech cannot dot that. even though this is the day where all of america comes together, and that was one of the big themes of the president's speech. but one of the things i did think we saw today was a very changed president. and this is a very different time and a very different president from the one who took office four years ago. the speech four years ago, a dark speech. for a dark time. we were mired in crisis. the economy beginning to come back. and what you saw today is, the president gave a meditation on freedom and equality. it was a president who else felt free. >> an
directly to the goals of the more diverse and more social coalition that re-elected him. for the first time in an inaugural speech, explicitly mentioning gay rights. >> if we are truly created equal, the love we give one another must be equal, as well. >> reporter: he spoke about climate change, equal pay for women and immigration reform. >> our journey is not complete until we find a way to welcome the thriving, hopeful immigrants who see america as a land of opportunity. >> reporter: the president paused during many of the day's special moments, seeming to take it all in, knowing this would be his last inauguration. some republicans thought president obama's speech was too partisan. with divided government here in washington, he will need some gop support to pass his big agenda items. rob? paula? >> all right. tahman bradley live in washington. we had breaking news that part of the president's second term is going to get you a new hat. >> reporter: stop that. it's warm, though, okay? >> that's all that matters. >> easy for us to say, warm in the studio. >> he's doing the hard work. thank
beginning for him because the first time around, he was elected based on what he promised to do. and this time around, he feels he was elected on what he has done and what he can do in the years to come. and there, you're looking, again, at the president's church. and, george, i wonder what you were thinking this morning when you woke up, about this day because it is a day that gives a president we know a chance to start again, for the country. >> everything stops. everything is new for at least a moment. and he has that clear shot to speak to the entire country. and it feels like the one day where the entire country has ears to hear what the president has to say, as well. >> and one we can show the world also listening. we can show the world that after a hard-fought election, a bruising time in congress, that we are still together in this country. and i believe we have jon karl, white house correspondent, with us. he is also there on the west side of the capitol. jon? >> reporter: diane, i'm here. the divisions, the president will be surrounded, of course, by family and friends
the will of the world. the 1800 election may have been the most important election in world history because it was the first time power had been peacefully transferred after an election and this great healing moment. i think this president feels the way roosevelt did in '37. >> well, of course, nobody believes thomas jefferson and john adams snuck out of town ahead of time because he didn't want to be there to witness his defeater making that speech. so it wasn't exactly a healthy time but second terms have been rough. if i were obama, i wouldn't be paying attention to either of those speeching. i would be paying attention to the man on whose holiday this inauguration falls. >> martin luther king. >> martin luther king, because that is really what can make obama stand out. it was what made people excited about him in the first inauguration was this moment in history. it's yet another moment in history, and it comes on the 50th anniversary of the march on washington, the 150th anniversary of the emancipation proclamation. >> it's interesting, he's going to be taking the oath on lincoln's bib
that elected him is the next america, the rising generation and he spoke directly to and for them. it was a new american progressivism unleashed. >> for we, the people, understand that our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do very well and a growing many barely make it. we will respond to the threat of climate change knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. our journey is not complete until no citizen is forced to wait for hours to exercise the right to vote. >> and you could see in the vast crowd this was a moment won after fierce id logical combat and hard political work. before the speech we spent some time among them. >> these are some of the best seats for the inauguration. who gets them? spouses and members of the house of representatives and they are great seats. just a few yards from where the president takes the oath of office. others who get this close? big donors for sure, the well connected and old friends. >> well, in most ways he's still the same guy. >> the same guy you knew? >> a heart as big as the world. >> john bellcastor w
oaths since fdr, he was elected four times. the challenge for president obama this time is to recapture the energy and enthusiasm of four years ago when a record 1.8 million people descended on washington to witness the history-making swearing-in of the nation's first african american president. nobody expects a crowd that big again. this time, the president will have his hand on two bibles. abraham lincoln's and martin luther king's. in a video released by the white house, the president explained why. >> letting them know there's a connection between me being here and the sacrifices of those in the past, which i think is entirely fitting. >> the man who ran obama's re-election campaign says the president will use his big speech tomorrow, in part, to reach out to some of those who voted against him. >> you'll see a president who wants to work across party lines to get things done. i think that's what the country wants. >> reporter: after today's oath was complete, the president's 11-year-old daughter was happy to see dad got the words right. >> i did it. >> you didn't mess up. >> we got
for election again, so the next four years, you got the sense that he was going to push for social change and you heard him use the word "together" at least seven times in his speech. he's going to be calling on americans for the next four years to be hammering it out with their local congressman and their local senators to try and push issues like gun reform immigration reform and for the first time, we heard a president use the term gay for gay marriage ever in an inaugural speech. so it was a different tone than four years ago. >> brandi hitt live for us. thank you, brandi. some folks said it seemed more like a state of the union address than it did an inaugural. he hit so many policies, whether it was climate change, the gay rights issue, equal pay for equal work, immigration reform. he referenced newtown, which obviously is the gun control battle going on. so he covered a wide range of things. he hit it hard, too. more of a progressive speech than a centrist speech. which some republicans are not going to like. >> you can do that on your second term. >>> later this half hour, we'll t
that the celebrations are about the country and its citizens, not the election results. also vice president joe biden and his family greeted supporters at the latino inaugural party. >> hundreds of thousands are gathering on the national mall to see history being made. >> and while officials say right now there is no credible threat, security, as you can imagine, is once again extremely tight. >> reporter: they will be everywhere, snipers dotting roof tops, the coast guard patrolling waterways, military fighter jets enforcing a no-fly zone. 13,000 security personnel blanketing the washington mall. >> protecting an event this large, this complex with this number of people coming requires a lot of coordination and a lot of organization. >> reporter: all coordinating here. the multiagency communications center overseen by the secret service at an undisclosed location. they'll monitor surveillance images and potential threats. the 2009 inauguration was a logistical nightmare, hundreds of ticketholders getting stuck in this tunnel. authorities say this time it will be better. >> there will be such a diffe
of these impressions. >> [as barack obama] well, meredith, uh, you know, we have an important election coming up. the very nature and fabric of our country will be decided. uh, it's important, you know? so that's my obama. >> that's very good. >> i don't want to, like, be-- you know, it's a bipartisan program. [as george w. bush] so i'll do my bush, you know. today, uh, i'm here-- time-out, folks. there are words floating through the air in front of me. i'm freakin' out. [laughter] so those are my presidents. >> they're very good, daniel. >> thank you. [cheers and applause] i've got to-- i may never--i may never be on tv ever again.
. and they are transforming that campaign, to win the election into a force, they believe, a grassroots army to get that second agenda passed. this is a day when you really feel the history in the air. the president will walk through that red archway, down those steps. there's only been 56 of these in all of american history. only 55 separating us from george washington, put his hand on the bible. and people have been gathering here since before the sun was out. streaming in. from my vantage point, i don't know if you can see that, down the national mall, you can see hundreds of thousands of people in place. not the massive, more than 1 million, 1.8 million that came last time around. but definitely, one of the biggest crowds we'll see for an inauguration. certainly for the second inauguration. in terms of the speech, it is a tone-setting speech. setting the tone for the president's second term. his aides say it will be a hopeful term. but make no mistake, george, this is also one where he is playing for the history books. >> jon karl, we'll come back to you in a little bit. >>> let's go out to cec
directly to the goals of the diverse and liberal coalition that re-elected him. for the first time in inaugural speech mentioning gay rights. >> if we are truly created equal, surely the love we commit to one another must be equal, as well. >> he spoke of climate change, equal pay for women, and immigration reform. >> our journey is not complete until we find a better way to welcome the hopeful immigrant whose see america as a land of opportunity. >> the president paused during the special moments taking it all in, knowing this would be the last inauguration. >> some republicans thought the speech was a bit too partisan, too political, and with divided government will president will need g.o.p. support to get the legislation passed. >> thank you. the national prayer service takes place if a few hours. at 7:30 our time the prayer begins at national cathedral. tonight at 6:00 another inaugural ball is underway for the president, with lady gaga taking the stage. >> finally, it is remain warmer here in california than on the east coast. >> he was bundled up back this. >> and now mike n
, ambitious agenda from a politician who will never run for re-election. gay rights. climate change. gun control. immigration reform. protecting medicare and social security. >> they do not make us a nation of takers. they free us to take the risks that make the country great. >> republicans say the president ignored the struggling economy or reducing the deficit but he acknowledged the ongoing partisan challenges facing washington carrying over from the first term. >> we cannot mistake absolutism for principle. or substitute spectacle for politics. or treat name-calling as reasoned debate. >> the president also signaled a shift to a younger america, one that he hopes to tap into for legislative success. >> karen, thank you. inaugural planners and representatives of beyonce are tightlipped this morning about whether she lip synced at the ceremony. ♪ oh, say does that star spangled banner yet wave ♪ >> a marine corps band said beyonce went with prerecorded music. the ban did not play when the audience on the mall heard beyonce but they played for kelly clarkson. >> in california, a te
. a special election is being held. she is a political knew bee. now, if she wins the democratic primary, she can face mark sanford, the disgraced exgovernor. >> up next, faa officials weighing in on the battery problem that grounded all boeing 767s. >> and lance armstrong's doping confession, we talked to a author who wrote the book on doping and weighs in on this disgraced cyclist. >> disturbing video of a vicious attack on a subway platform. he then pushes and pulls this woman on to the track autos and the move from the tsa today on the controversial airport scanners. that is coming >> i view this situation as one big lie. i repeated a lot of times. >> part two of the interview with disgraced cyclist lance armstrong airs tonight. admitting that he lied for years is not satisfying many critics. >> armstrong's confession set a record for her network with 4.3 million viewers. the union says it's an important step towards repairing. abc 7 news has local and national reaction to the admission. >> all of the faults and blame here falls on me. >> lance armstrong made his apology. lance williams,
with help from a democratic supermajority elected to the legislature but republicans will pay close attention. >> i hope he talks how we build up jobs. he has been quiet on that. he certainly has taxed the high income earners again but what about getting the rest of us employed. >> the governor's speech from the chambers is expected to last half an hour. abc7 will carry the governor's state of the state address live from the state capital at 9:00 this morning and it will stream live on abc7news.com. >> later this morning, secretary of defense panetta will formally lit the ban on women serving in combat in the military. some men are concerned about the policy change. >> the u.s. military is about do become fully integrityied. panetta will announce an end to the ban on women serving in combat. >> they have proven time and time again. they will get the recognition that key. >> the move overturns a 1994 rule restricting women from being assigned to the front lines and elite combat divisions. in reality they have exported heavy packs taking on direct combat roles in iraq and afghanistan.
. >> we were shock when we did digital coverage for election night we got millions and millions of streams. now i realize i have to take it more seriously. >> all right. we will be looking for that tomorrow and for you later on this morning on "good morning america." nice to see you, dan. >> thanks, carolyn. likewise. >> we are going to check out sports. this afternoon the san jose sharks finally open their season in calgary now that the lockout is over. the puck drops at three. but as you know, all eyes are going to be on atlanta as the 49ers try to advance to super bowl xlvii in new orleans. they need a win today over the falcons. here's collin resch with a look at the team's preparations before today's game. eyes a noon kickoff. >> no more talk, no more practice, it's game time. who wants it more? who can execute better? who can win the turnover battle. the 49ers and falcons are ready for the nfc championship game. winner, on to new orleans and super bowl. the niners enter today's game as four point favorites. coaches and players alike with one thought, don't leave the georgia dome feel
's progress. >> reporter: and now, the man who ran the president's re-election campaign is hoping to reform it into a grassroots army to support the president's agenda for a second term. >> we have hundreds of thousands of neighborhood team members and leaders in every state of the union. we're going to work across party lines to get some things done. >> reporter: four years ago, the president promised to rise above partisan politics. >> on this day, we come to proclaim an end to the petty grievances and false promises, the recriminations and wornout dogmas that strangle our policies. >> reporter: it was a promise unfulfilled, as washington became more divided. this time around, he's going to try to directly appeal to some of those who voted against him. and, george, the white house plans a quick start. the president's team has been studying the experiences of other second-term presidents. and they have seen that you really only have about 18 months before a second-term president starts to look like a lame duck. they plan to hit the ground running. look for him to be traveling the country,
liberal coalition that re-elected him. if the first time he mentioned gay rights. >> if we are truly created equal, surely the love we commit to one another must be equal, as well. >> he spoke of climate change, equal pay for women, and immigration reform. >> our journey is not complete until we find a better way to welcome the hopeful immigrants who still see america as a land of opportunity. >> the president paused during many of the special moments. he took it all in knowing this would be the last inauguration. >> some republicans thought president obama's inaugural address was too partisan with divided government here in washington, dc, he will need some g.o.p. support to pass the big agenda items. >> the national prayer service takes place in a few hours at 7:30 our time and begins at the national cathedral. tonight at 6:00, another inaugural ball is underway for the president and lady gaga takes the stage at that. >> hand warmers. scarves. >> and a reporter posted there were hand warmers everywhere. >> nothing that we need here. mike nicco? >> we had a run on the hand warmers i
in yesterday's election. netanyahu did win, but a surprisingly strong showing by a political newcomer turned pre-election forecasters on their heads. that means netanyahu may be forced to make a stronger effort at peace with the palestinians. >>> there's relief for dozens of american families who feared they would not be able to adopt children from russia. overnight, the american embassy in moscow confirmed 46 pending adoptions are being allowed to proceed. some of those adopted children may arrive in the u.s. today. they were put in jeopardy when russia banned american adoptions on january 1. >>> the new poll reveals changing views on american immigration policies. 60% of americans favor a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants in the u.s. just three years ago, only half of those polled favored such a move. republicans are leading the change with 53% favoring citizenship for illegal immigration. that's up dramatically from three years ago. >> more fallout from the election perhaps. >>> and now to the growing outrage in los angeles over the just released documents in the roman catholi
the president win re-election. george? >> they're going to need everything they've got. jon karl, thanks. >>> we're going to turn to the potentially severe consequences that lance armstrong faces after his confession to doping in that no-holds-barred interview with oprah that airs tonight. his legal headaches could be about to get a lot worse. abc's neal karlinsky is here in times square studio, for the very first time. >> thank you. very good to be here. >> first time here. but you've been covering lance for a long time. >> for a long time. for a long time. what's amazing here, is even before a shred of this interview has aired, there's been nearly a week of major news coverage about it. and none of it has been good for lance armstrong, which begs the question, what exactly does he expect to get out of this? leading up to the most-anticipated interview in recent history, lance armstrong tells the associated press, i have no idea what the future holds, other than me holding my kids. then, specifically, regarding his confession to oprah, that he did in fact used performance-enhancing drugs -- i l
netanyahu has failed to win re-election by the wide margin predicted. the surprisingly close result seen as result of his hard line stance against palestinians. >>> a shocking crash caught on camera. a toddler riding with her parents in russia when their suv lost control, hitting a truck. she was thrown out of the back window. an oncoming truck barely missed her. another truck coming. but her father was able to scoop her up just in time. somehow, the 2-year-old suffered only cuts and bruises. seat belts, people. >>> and here in new york, police say the driver of a car that burst into flames after being struck by a train may have been on his cell phone. he was unaware that the train was barrelling toward him. >>> a serious accusation rocking the sports world this morning. two former nfl stars, tim brown and jerry rice, are accusing their former coach of sabotaging the super bowl. rice and brown claim that coach bill callahan, changed the raiders' game plan at the last minute to help his friend, opposing coach jon gruden, win. he calls it ludicrous. >>> serena williams showed her frustrati
? >> perhaps that's why people keep electing me, billy. >> political corruption, can we say? "the l.a. times" says in terms of mark wahlberg, he's one of those actors so easy to like, but "broken" comes as a rare disappointment. "the san francisco chronicle" says it feels long. only a 23% favorable rating on rotten tomatoes. >> too bad. with all that star power. >> sometimes it doesn't gel. >> in the mood for a thriller? "momma." you don't like thrillers? >> i don't like scary movies. >> a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls that disappears in the woods when their mother is murdered. they are rescued years later. they begin a new life and they found out someone or something still wants to tuck them in at night. the couple that takes them in wonder if the girls are the only guests they welcomed into their home. take a look. >> what's wrong? what's under the bed? ahhhhhh! >> paula couldn't look for real. she's looking down. my goodness. anyway, this is from the "chicago tribune," 3 1/2 stars, a reminder that the best chills don't involve chain saws, blood and
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